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 #38337  by MisteR Tee
 Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:48 pm
Kool, think I've got a copy of that somewhere too. Let's hope it's a memorable year for UK drag racing. Who knows, I may even resurrect the newsletter again, after nearly 20 years since I did the last one!
 #38343  by timetravel
 Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:52 pm
Here's some action from the first year at the Pod filmed by Ron Bailey, mainly at the BHRA British Drag Racing Championships in August...

How many famous faces can you spot???

 #38345  by ukdrn
 Thu Jan 07, 2016 1:45 pm
I first went in around 69/70, never been quite sure.
Kept supporting SPR through good and bad times and I'm pleased it's got to where it is now.
Well done to everyone involved.
I wonder how many days we have spent at that place since our first visit :shock:
 #38357  by ukdrn
 Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:01 pm
Unpublished shot from my Brother of Tony Nancy in 1973 with me struggling to get a look.
Roger Phillips up on the barrier :shock:
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 #38382  by ukdrn
 Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:06 pm
1988
The full programme from the Easter 1988 meeting which was just a single piece of paper.
Less than a 100 entries in total and all the big cars had been put in to a class called "Pro Drag"
A real mixture with people like Wayne Saunders and Robin Read thrown in for good measure.
It did though have 6 Fuel funnies and a load of good alcohol cars.
I loved the Funny Bike and Pro Stock bike classes back then.
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 #38390  by ukdrn
 Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:35 am
For a while SPR lined the fuel cars up on the track before elims.It made for some good pictures and advertising but it sure wasted some serious racing time.
Today'd basic driver introductions are much better.
Glen Mikres from the USA with Tony's team.
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Rune and the team. Rune looks impressed as always. The lovely Liv Berstad went on to be a hugely successful business women and won Norwegian business person of the year in 2008.
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 #38408  by ukdrn
 Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:27 pm
I just found this. I remember getting this like it only a few years ago :shock:
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 #38421  by ukdrn
 Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:24 pm
Some 1967 action.
Ron Jelinek with Stu Bradbury with his back to us.
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 #38437  by ukdrn
 Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:23 pm
Full entry form for the 1970 Spring Nationals
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